Reports: Kentucky freshman WR, 4-star recruit injured in practice
Kentucky freshman receiver Dekel Crowdus suffered a potentially serious injury in practice today, according to multiple reports.
It’s currently unclear how severe the injury is, but both KSR’s Matt Jones and Rivals’ Justin Rowland reported the news.
UK WR Dekel Crowdus was injured today in practice. Tests being done now to determine the extent of injury
Would be a tough loss of a promising young Freshman
— Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) August 12, 2021
Breaking News: Cats Illustrated has learned that freshman WR Dekel Crowdus has gone down with an injury. Very tough blow for a dynamic athlete who was set to factor in right away https://t.co/3nXCezEwwV pic.twitter.com/ZZPQTHLKvv
— Justin Rowland (@RowlandRIVALS) August 12, 2021
Crowdus was the No. 300 overall player and the No. 49 receiver in the country for the class of 2021, according to 247Sports Composite rankings. He was expected to have a chance at early playing time in Lexington.
Crowdus was also the No. 3 overall player from Kentucky in the class, per 247Sports Composite rankings. He attended Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington. The Wildcats beat out programs such as Auburn, Baylor and Florida State for his signature.
The Wildcats open their 2021 campaign against Louisiana-Monroe on Sept. 4.